Top 10 Tallest Persons in the World

The top 10 list on the following list contain top 10 tallest person in the world. The shortest person on the following list is 8 feet and ¾ inches high. He is shorter than the highest female in the world name Zeng Jinlian from China. Her tall was 8 ft 1 ¾ inches and she already death in 1982 at the age of 17th. Back to the top 10 list, let start it from the tallest one.
1. Robert Wadlow (8 feet and 11.1 inches/2.72 meters)
Lifespan: 22 years
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Robert Wadlow
Robert Wadlow was an American and he was born in 1918. The Guinness world recorded and confirmed him as the tallest man alive until 1940. Although he is already death, world will always remember him as the tallest person in the history
2. John Rogan (8 feet 8 inches/2.67 meters)
Lifespan: 37 years
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John Rogan
John Rogan was born in 1868 and he was another American who set a world’s record as the tallest man alive. His death disputed his tallest record in 1905. Since Robert Wadlow holds the record as the tallest man in the world and in history, John Rogan sits on the second rank of World’s tallest person ever recorded.
3. John F. Carroll (8 feet 7¾ inches or 2.64 meters)
Lifespan: 37 years
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John F. Carroll
During his life, John suffered abnormal spinal curvature and that made him difficult to stand normally. He was born in 1932 and he died in 1969.
4. Väinö Myllyrinne (8 feet 3 inches or 2.51 meters)
Lifespan: 53 years
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Väinö Myllyrinne
He is the longest man who held the record of tallest man alive in the world start from 1940-1963. Väinö Myllyrinne was born in 1909 and died in 1963
5. Don Koehler (8 Feet 2 inches or 2.49 meters)
Lifespan: 56 years
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Don Koehler
Don Koehler is an American and held the title as the tallest man alive since the mid 70s until his death in 1981. He was born in 1925 and had a twin tall sister. Her tall was 1.75 meters or 5 feet and 9 inches.

6. Bernard Coyne (8 feet 2 inches or 2.49 meters)
Lifespan: 24 years
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Bernard Coyne
Bernard Coyne was born in 1897 and died in 1921. He was trying to join the army but the army disqualified his application because his tall was 8 feet high. By the time of his death, his tall reached 8 feet and 2 inches high.

7. Vikas Uppal (8 feet 2 inches or 2.49 meters)
Lifespan: 21 years
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Vikas Upal
Vikas Uppal is an Indian and he was born in 1986. Guinness official never officially measured Vikas Uppal height and that what made his record is debatable.


8. Sultan Kösen (8 feet 2 inches or 2, 49 meters)
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Sultan kosen
According to Guinness world record September 17, 2009, Sultan Kösen is the current tallest living person in the world. He was born in 1982 and he is the only living man on the list of top 10 tallest person ever recorded.
9. Patrick Cotter O’Brien (8 feet 1 inch or 2.46 meters)
Lifespan: 54 years
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Patrick Cotter O'Brien
His nickname was Bristol Giant or Irish Giant. He was born in 1760 and died in 1806. He is the first tallest person in the medical history who is studied and examined until 1972
10. Gabriel Estêvão Monjane ( 8 feet ¾ inches or 2.46 meters)
Lifespan: 46 years
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Gabriel Estêvão Monjane
Gabriel Estêvão Monjane came from Mozambique and he was recorded in the Guinness World Records as the tallest person in the world since 1988-1990. Although he already died, he is still known as the tallest African ever known

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